notre dame football history

Why We Mourn

I only met him once.  But as many would tell you, once was enough. Some years back, I was asked to serve on a committee to organize a charity dinner in Chicago for Lou Holtz, Charlie Weis, and Ara Parseghian.  The thought was outreach via NDN could fill a couple tables, and I was happy…

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Tradition Needs Preservation

A recent news story on the CBS website talked about Steve Boda and his Notre Dame statistical collection. The long-time statistics maven had died this past November, and his extensive collection of Notre Dame data, which he’d hoped to donate to the school, was in limbo due to him contracting for its sale with a…

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An Early Easter

Users of our site are well familiar with the story of Easter Heathman, the long-time tender of the memorial at the site where Knute Rockne’s plane crashed. His daughter, Sue Ann Heathman Brown, now heads fundraising for the Chase County Historical Society & Museum, which helps to keep the history of that area alive. Recently,…

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